Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 28 August 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots Saturday evening.

Chance of rain or drizzle. Fog patches.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 28 August 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6315N 6430W to
6315N 6100W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N 5750W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6950N 6100W to 7030N 6515W to 7155N
6340W to 7210N 7145W to Baffin Island near 7140N 7230W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8640W to
7440N 9245W to Devon Island near 7615N 9405W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7600N
7410W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual
presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 28 August 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday weakening low 998 mb located at 67N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 1008 mb located at 64N 74W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 998 mb located at 71N 61W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 70N 90W to 52N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 70N 89W to 56N 76W.

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